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The Steading Bistro

Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
+44 1445 712382
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (36 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Good coffee and choice of cakes. We decided on the fruit scones served with cream, jam and strawberries. Delicious.

Thank 33Janet
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Steading for a spot of lunch on Saturday afternoon in a small group for lunch. I shared with my partner and we had breaded scampi with chips and salad and the macaroni cheese. It was tasty and filling and complimented with cheerful...More

Thank Jude F
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous little place for lunch. Gairloch doesn’t have a huge choice but this hidden gem is great, modern and the food is delicious.

Thank CharlotteJo1986
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Popped into the Steading for coffee and cakes with a largish family group. There was a good choice of cakes and our choices were very tasty. The staff were helpful and attentive. The Steading lies on the main road but there is a good car...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place, good atmosphere, great food and lovely staff. What more could you want? First ever visit this week and was delighted to have found somewhere so good in an area not exactly over run with choice. Would definitely recommend and will definitely be back.

Thank Traveller190573
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Was very glad to find somewhere open for out lunch, as a lot of the pubs/cafes etc in the area seem to have very limited opening times. Quite small and cosy, nice decor and atmosphere. Not an enormous choice of food, but what I had...More

Thank Gloriana R
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a lunch here while on holiday in the area. We were immediately welcomed on entry & all staff were friendly and efficient. Good selection of Specials on offer as well as the standard menu. I had the scampi & my mum the...More

Thank Elliemel
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Excellent service and quality food in a very pleasant environment. Dog friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended

Thank Geomac1
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here twice on our recent stay in Gairloch. Both times were warmly welcomed by staff. Coffee and cakes were amazing. Would have visited everyday if I could have just to sample all their cakes which all looked fab. Lovely quirky space- will definitely visit...More

1  Thank Ammmartin
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for some coffee and a snack while driving on the North Coast 500. This was a nice place with great coffee and good scones and pastries. My son had a tuna melt that he also liked. This is a great place to...More

1  Thank anotheruxguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Achtercairn, Gairloch IV21 2BP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 1445 712382
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Come along and enjoy our wonderful Cafe Bistro, filling lunches, homemade delicious cakes and bakes and the best coffee about!
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